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Boro & sashiko, harmonious imperfection : the art of Japanese mending & stitching

By: Contributor(s): Publisher: Lafayette, CA : Stash Books, an imprint of C&T Publishing, Inc., [2020]Description: 174 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cmISBN:
  • 9781617459191
  • 1617459194
Other title:
  • Boro and sashiko, harmonious imperfection
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • TT835 .M8238 2020
Contents:
A word (or two) about boro and sashiko -- The tools -- Basic principles of sashiko -- Combining fabrics: aesthetics and function -- Getting ready to stitch -- Unshin: handling the needle -- Other useful stitches -- Reading sashiko pattern charts -- The projects.
Summary: "Inspired by 2 years of intensive research into the work of Japanese boro masters, the authors show you how to use the fabric-piecing principles of boro and sashiko to make 9 projects. More than 30 sashiko patterns are included, as well as step-by-step instructions for marking and stitching authentic hand-stitched sashiko"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (page 172) and index.

A word (or two) about boro and sashiko -- The tools -- Basic principles of sashiko -- Combining fabrics: aesthetics and function -- Getting ready to stitch -- Unshin: handling the needle -- Other useful stitches -- Reading sashiko pattern charts -- The projects.

"Inspired by 2 years of intensive research into the work of Japanese boro masters, the authors show you how to use the fabric-piecing principles of boro and sashiko to make 9 projects. More than 30 sashiko patterns are included, as well as step-by-step instructions for marking and stitching authentic hand-stitched sashiko"-- Provided by publisher.

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